MUSKEGON — Ensign Equipment Inc., a bulk-material handling and storage systems producer based in Holland, Mich., has been acquired by Muskegon-based Excalibur Co. LLC. Through the acquisition, Ensign will join a conglomerate of manufacturers and increase Excalibur’s platform to four facilities with more than 120,000 square feet of production space, full metal fabrication and finishing capabilities for aluminum, carbon and stainless steel. The acquisition of Ensign Equipment provides a “natural fit” for Excalibur, according to Managing Partner Mark Hoofman. “It combines the manufacturing capabilities on our fabrication side with the product line that is sold nationally on the sales side,” Hoofman told MiBiz. The former owner of Ensign, Dave Pulver, started the company nearly 30 years ago, finding a niche in offering customized material handling solutions along with standardized products. Now, he is ready to retire, Hoofman said. “(Pulver) was interested in the legacy and continuation of the business in the present facility with the present staff,” he said. “We fit that bill and so we’re able to consummate the sale.” Excalibur acquired Muskegon-based Heights Sheet Metal Inc. unde...